Glasses of the 70s: Glasses worn by Elvis and John Lennon

70s sunglasses were much more than huge XXL glasses with colored lenses and functional glasses for opticians. In the 1970s, glasses become fashion and designer glasses.
36 glasses

Type

Sunglasses
Glasses

Gender

Men
Women

Decades

70s
80s
90s
The 2000s

Brands

Alpina
Boeing
Bugatti
Carrera
Cartier
Casanova
Cazal
Dior
Dunhill
Ferrari
Giorgio Armani
Jean Paul Gaultier
John Lennon Collection
Lindberg
Lunor
Metzler
Mikli
Mykita
Neostyle
Persol Ratti
Porsche
Ray Ban
Theo
Zeiss
Insider Brands

Styles

Aviator
Oversized
Shades
Classic
Round
Square
Sporty
HipHop
Crazy

Colors

Black
Brown
Tortoiseshell
Leather
Gold
Silver
Rhinestone
White
Transparent
Gray
Red
Green
Yellow
Blue
Purple
Pink
Turquoise
Colored
Patterned
36 glasses
Algha Panto 47/22 Old 70's Gold Filled Frame Details
Algha Panto 47/22
249.00 EUR
Description
  • old ALGHA vintage frame in S to M size 47-22
  • classic round panto-design from the mid 1970's
  • finest manufacturing (handmade in England, UK)
  • 2nd hand, but in mint condition, 14kt gold-filled!
  • almost impossible to find these days (true rarity)
  • NO retro specs, but a min. 40 years old ORIGINAL
  • G15 green UV400 sun lenses (100% UV protection)
Anglo American Optical LIPS Art Frame Rare Museum Piece Details
Anglo American Optical LIPS
699.00 EUR
Description
  • Anglo American Optical, mod. LIPS, Frame England
  • precious rarity from the 1960's in excellent condition
  • a piece of fashion history by designer Pierre Marly
  • specifically made for the 'Haute Couture' Shows; Paris
  • one of a kind, collector's item (belongs in a museum)
  • unworn and with a true vintage case from the 1960's
Bugatti 55003 Genuine Buffalo Horn Frame Details
Bugatti 55003
599.00 EUR
Description
  • precious 80's Bugatti vintage sunglasses; size 54-16
  • rare designer piece (made of GENUINE buffalo HORN)
  • true rarity (pure natural material - handmade), vertu!
  • every model (made of horn) looks individual / unique
  • unworn (like all our BUGATTI gentlemen's sunglasses)
  • NO retro, but a collector's item from the early 1980's!
  • one of a kind: almost impossible to find, in these days
Bugatti 55020 Genuine Buffalo Horn Frame Details
Bugatti 55020
599.00 EUR
Description
  • precious 80's Bugatti vintage sunglasses; size 54-18
  • rare designer piece (made of GENUINE buffalo HORN)
  • true rarity (pure natural material - handmade), vertu!
  • every model (made of horn) looks individual / unique
  • unworn (like all our BUGATTI gentlemen's sunglasses)
  • NO retro, but a collector's item from the early 1980's!
  • one of a kind: almost impossible to find, in these days
Bugatti 64747 Ultra Rare 70's Bugatti Classic Details
Bugatti 64747
1,199.00 EUR
Description
  • precious Bugatti vintage luxury sunglasses for men
  • noble tortoise-optic (true rarity from the late 70's)
  • LARGE frame (56 size) with central red Bugatti logo
  • much sought-after collector's item (museum piece)
  • new old stock (like all our old Bugatti ORIGINALS)
  • NO RETRO SHADES; an authentic 40 years old vertu
Bugatti 64852 Genuine Buffalo Horn Glasses Details
Bugatti 64852
499.00 EUR
Description
  • precious 80's Bugatti vintage sunglasses; size 54-16
  • rare designer piece (made of GENUINE buffalo HORN)
  • true rarity (pure natural material - handmade), vertu!
  • every model (made of horn) looks individual / unique
  • unworn (like all our BUGATTI gentlemen's sunglasses)
  • NO retro, but a collector's item from the early 1980's!
  • one of a kind: almost impossible to find, in these days
Bugatti 64901 Ultra Rare 70's Bugatti Classic Details
Bugatti 64901
1,299.00 EUR
Description
  • precious Bugatti vintage luxury sunglasses for men
  • noble, gold-shining frame front with yellow lenses
  • LARGE frame (58 size) with central red Bugatti logo
  • much sought-after collector's item (museum piece)
  • new old stock (like all our old Bugatti ORIGINALS)
  • a 40 years old vertu with orig. Bugatti leather case
Bugatti 65218 Rare Old 70's Bugatti Glasses Details
Bugatti 65218
999.00 EUR
Description
  • precious Bugatti vintage luxury sunglasses for men
  • noble tortoise-optic (true rarity from the late 70's)
  • medium frame (55 size) with central red Bugatti logo
  • much sought-after collector's item (museum piece)
  • new old stock (like all our old Bugatti ORIGINALS)
  • NO RETRO SHADES; an authentic 40 years old vertu
Bugatti 65218 Rare 70's Bugatti Sunglasses Details
Bugatti 65218
999.00 EUR
Description
  • precious Bugatti vintage luxury sunglasses for men
  • noble tortoise-optic (true rarity from the late 70's)
  • LARGE frame (58 size) with central red Bugatti logo
  • much sought-after collector's item (museum piece)
  • new old stock (like all our old Bugatti ORIGINALS)
  • NO RETRO SHADES; an authentic 40 years old vertu
Bugatti 7343 Genuine Buffalo Horn Frame Details
Bugatti 7343
599.00 EUR
Description
  • precious 80's Bugatti vintage sunglasses; size 54-16
  • rare designer piece (made of GENUINE buffalo HORN)
  • true rarity (pure natural material - handmade), vertu!
  • every model (made of horn) looks individual / unique
  • unworn (like all our BUGATTI gentlemen's sunglasses)
  • NO retro, but a collector's item from the early 1980's!
  • one of a kind: almost impossible to find, in these days
Carrera 549 Leo DiCaprio Movie Sunglasses Details
Carrera 549
999.00 EUR
Description
  • very old vintage Carrera sunglasses from 1972/73
  • Leonardo DiCaprio movie sunglasses: in Tarantinos
  • "once upon a time in hollywood" sunglasses / shades
  • one of the first CARRERA (by Optyl) models, at all
  • legendary Elvis Presley style (distinctive temples)
  • almost 50 years old rarity, unworn, museum piece
Carrera 549 Tarantino Movie Sunglasses Details
Carrera 549
799.00 EUR
Description
  • rare old vintage Carrera sunglasses from 1972/73
  • once upon a time in hollywood sunglasses / shades
  • Leo DiCaprio wore the model in Tarantinos movie
  • one of the first POLARIZED Carrera models, at all
  • legendary Elvis Presley style (distinctive temples)
  • 2nd hand, but mint condition; 50 years old rarity!
Cazal 606 70's Frame First Cazal Series Details
Cazal 606
599.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare vintage Cazal sunglasses from the late 1970's
  • model of the first series by CAri ZALloni (CAZAL), ever!
  • Cazal started to mark the frames "W.Germany" in the 80s
  • a piece of contemporary fashion history (museum piece)
  • unworn original (NEW OLD STOCK), true collector's item
  • NO RETRO SUNGLASSES; but a genuine 40 years old rarity
Cazal 701 Ultra Rare CAzal 70's Glasses Details
Cazal 701
399.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare CAZAL men's eyeglass-frame of the 70's
  • monolithic quality, built to last, made in Germany
  • unusual and well balanced frame finish, size 56/18
  • seamless change from gray to silver; simply unique
  • unworn ("new old stock"); true vintage Cazal rarity
  • NO retro specs, but a genuine 40 years old original
  • frame is made for lenses of any kind (optical / sun)
Cazal 701 Ultra Rare 70's Sunglasses Details
Cazal 701
399.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare CAZAL men's sunglasses of the late 70's
  • monolithic quality, built to last, made in Germany
  • unusual and well balanced frame finish, size 58/18
  • seamless change from brown to silver; simply unique
  • unworn ("new old stock"); true vintage Cazal rarity
  • NO retro shades, but a genuine 40 years old original
  • frame is made for lenses of any kind (optical / sun)
Cazal 702 Ultra Rare 70's Cazal Glasses Details
Cazal 702
399.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare CAZAL men's eyeglass-frame of the 70's
  • monolithic quality, built to last, made in Germany
  • unusual and well balanced frame finish, size 58/16
  • seamless change from gray to silver; simply unique
  • unworn ("new old stock"); true vintage Cazal rarity
  • NO retro specs, but a genuine 40 years old original
  • frame is made for lenses of any kind (optical / sun)
Cazal 704 70's Combi Glasses First Series Details
Cazal 704
399.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare vintage Cazal eyeglasses from the late 1970's
  • model of the first series by CAri ZALloni (CAZAL), ever!
  • with the age-old 'Frame Germany' engraving; size 56/18
  • Cazal started to mark the frames "W.Germany" in the 80s
  • famous 'combi glasses' (metal frame with plastic temples)
  • unworn original (NEW OLD STOCK), true collector's item
  • NO RETRO EYEGLASSES; but a genuine 40 years old rarity
Christian Dior 2041 XXL 1970's Ladies Sunglasses Details
Christian Dior 2041
249.00 EUR
Description
  • magical Christian Dior designer sunglasses of the 70's
  • one of the first sunglass' models by Christian Dior, ever
  • a real vintage rarity; one of a kind; a true eye-catcher!
  • made of unbelievable Optyl material with 'mystic effect'
  • frame does not seem to age (shines like just produced)
  • typical coloring for the 1970's fashion, TRUE VINTAGE!
  • NO RETRO shades, but an unworn 40 years old original
Christian Dior 2277 XL 70's Ladies Sunglasses Details
Christian Dior 2277
249.00 EUR
Description
  • fashionable XXL 70's sunglasses by Christian DIOR
  • still lightweight thanks for brilliant Optyl material
  • perfect 70's flair with floral pattern on the temples
  • superlative style for true "flower power" enthusiasts
  • never worn (like all our vintage C. DIOR sunglasses)
  • NO RETRO SHADES, but a rare 40 years old Original!
IOM 504 Gold Filled
349.00 EUR
Description
  • IOM GOLD-FILLED glasses; late 1960's early 1970's
  • frame in 1/25 14kt. (carat) gold proportion; high-end
  • 1/25 of the metal is 14ct gold (true rarity; size 54/20)
  • the IOM looks like the old Marwitz Optima eyeglasses
  • Marwitz seen in Nar­cos: Mex­i­co (worn by Diego Luna)
  • these antique spectacles have never been worn before
Lesca Classic 4mm 50 Years Old Sunglasses Details
Lesca Classic 4mm
349.00 EUR
Description
  • old LESCA sunglasses, Classic style, from the 1960's
  • very massive frame (4mm thick profil); built to last!
  • made in France; WITHOUT any MARKS or inscriptions
  • it's a model for real VINTAGE experts / connoisseurs
  • an UNWORN 50 years old original, NO RETRO FRAME
  • NOT the current Lesca collection; it's really OLD!!!
Lesca Panto 6mm 60's France Sunglasses Panto Details
Lesca Panto 6mm
349.00 EUR
Description
  • old LESCA sunglasses, PANTO style, from the 1960's
  • very massive frame (6mm thick profil); built to last!
  • made in France; WITHOUT any MARKS or inscriptions
  • it's a model for real VINTAGE experts / connoisseurs
  • an UNWORN 50 years old original, NO RETRO FRAME
  • NOT the CURRENT Lesca collection; it's really OLD!!
Metzler 0767 Old 70's Combi Sunlasses Men Details
Metzler 0767
299.00 EUR
Description
  • old Metzler sunglasses in unbelievable top-quality
  • a true vintage 1970's original - monolithic design!
  • called as 'combi frame' (plastic/metal) back then
  • unworn (like all our vintage Metzler sunglasses)
  • NO RETRO, but a 50! years old original; size 56/18
  • frame is also made for optical lenses/prescriptions
Metzler 448 70's Original Nerd Glasses Details
Metzler 448
199.00 EUR
Description
  • old original Metzler eyeglass-frame from the 70's/80's
  • a true classic at that time - reclaimed nerd style today
  • massive frame, top craftsmanship; medium size 48-22
  • gray-brownish coloring (characteristical for the 1970's)
  • never worn (like all our vintage METZLER nerd glasses)
  • the frame is made for lenses of any kind (optical / sun)
Metzler 449 Old 70's Original Nerd Glasses Details
Metzler 449
199.00 EUR
Description
  • old original Metzler eyeglass-frame from the 70's/80's
  • a true classic at that time - reclaimed nerd style today
  • massive frame, top craftsmanship; medium size 135mm
  • never worn (like all our vintage Metzler men's glasses)
  • the frame is made for lenses of any kind (optical / sun)
  • NO RETRO eyewear, but a rare 40 years old ORIGINAL
Neostyle Disco And Love Sunglasses Details
Neostyle Disco
299.00 EUR
Description
  • Neostyle Disco & Love sunglasses from app. 1972
  • more than only a vintage pair of "Hippie glasses"
  • a true designer piece and fashion history likewise
  • not only eye-catching, but also brilliant wearable
  • nevertheless, rather a collector's / museum piece
  • in any case, a are old original in unworn condition
Persol Ratti 807 Folding Vintage Folding Eyeglasses Details
Persol Ratti 807 Folding
399.00 EUR
Description
  • Persol 806 RATTI = legendary 70's folding eyeglasses
  • Steve McQueen made the Persol folding models famous
  • foldable frame from the legendary RATTI manufactory
  • delivery with a vintage folding case by Porsche Design
  • unworn, NOS (like all our vintage Persol Ratti eyewear)
  • NO RETRO GLASSES, but a min. 40 years old ORIGINAL
Persol Ratti 813 Folding Folding Reading Eyeglasses Details
Persol Ratti 813 Folding
399.00 EUR
Description
  • Persol 813 RATTI = legendary 70's folding eyeglasses
  • Steve McQueen made the Persol folding models famous
  • foldable frame from the legendary RATTI manufactory
  • unworn, NOS (like all our vintage Persol Ratti eyewear)
  • NO RETRO GLASSES, but a min. 40 years old ORIGINAL
  • this vintage reading frame fits optical lenses optionally
Prototype Design Study
799.00 EUR
Description
  • eyewear PROTOTYPE from the 1970's, one of a kind!
  • unfinished = the frame CAN'T BE GLAZED with lenses
  • thus, can be used as unique fashion accessory only!
  • old designer piece, which never went into production
  • actually NOT FOR SALE, since only a design study
  • nevertheless a real highlight for all lovers of design
Ray Ban Olympian I DLX Easy Rider Movie Sunglasses Details
Ray Ban Olympian I DLX
799.00 EUR
Description
  • rare B&L Olympian I DeLuxe model, made in U.S.A.
  • legendary RAY-BAN movie-sunglasses; true rarity!
  • worn by Peter Fonda (movie "EASY RIDER I, 1969")
  • customized model with high-end Ratti mineral lenses
  • lenses with only 30% tinge (like in the biker movie)
  • true rarity (incl. orig. B&L lenses), collector's item
  • unworn model comes with an original case by Ray-Ban
Ray Ban Olympian I DLX Easy Rider Glasses Peter Fonda Details
Ray Ban Olympian I DLX
699.00 EUR
Description
  • rare B&L Olympian I DeLuxe shades, made in U.S.A.
  • legendary RAY-BAN movie-sunglasses; true rarity!
  • worn by Peter Fonda (movie "EASY RIDER I, 1969")
  • customized model with high-end Ratti mineral lenses
  • lenses with only 25% tinge (similar to the movie ones)
  • true rarity (incl. original B&L lenses), collector's item
  • 2. hand but mint condition, with original Ray-Ban case
Saphira 4025
349.00 EUR
Description
  • vintage 70's XXL men's sunglasses by Saphira (Optyl)
  • the incredible OPTYL material does not seem to age!
  • phenomenal quality (built to last): You must feel this!
  • typical coloring of the 1970's fashion (dull dark green)
  • with light-green tinted lenses (also wearable at night)
  • a 45 years old original in a flawless unworn condition
Schubert Antik Museums Glasses 100 Years Old Details
Schubert Antik
299.00 EUR
Description
  • antique spectacles in X-Small size; 122mm width
  • an approx. 100 years old antique; GOLD-PLATED!
  • similar to the antique glasses by Franz Schubert
  • simply timeless in shape & quality (built to last)
  • the PATINA makes this frame ever more special!
  • true rarity, museums piece, in unworn condition
Selecta - Dalai Lama Pure Gold Filled Frame 70's Details
Selecta - Dalai Lama
349.00 EUR
Description
  • antique 'combi glasses' from the early 1970's - Original!
  • the DALAI LAMA wears this model (Dalai Lama glasses)
  • vintage gold-filled frame in 1/25 12kt. (carat) proportion
  • 1/25 of the metal is 12ct gold = high end quality glasses!
  • unworn rarity in large size 52-22 (true collector's item)
  • NO RETRO EYEWEAR, but a genuine old 1970's Original
  • the frame is made for optical lenses or tinted sun lenses
ViennaLine Royal 1601 Goliath Monster Specs Details
ViennaLine Royal 1601
349.00 EUR
Description
  • incredible vintage old school eyeglasses by ViennaLine
  • the top model of the ROYAL-SERIES; a MONSTER piece!
  • some frame parts are 10mm thick - simply unbelievable
  • nevertheless, rather a MEDIUM size (130mm frame width)
  • produced in the early 1970's; monolithic ... built to last
  • similar to the Ultra GOLIATH glasses (R. de Niro, Casino)
  • unworn vintage 70's rarity in high-end quality by OPTYL
Zollitsch 249 70's Old School Eyeglasses Details
Zollitsch 249
299.00 EUR
Description
  • vintage ZOLLITSCH eyeglasses from the early 1970's
  • true 'OLD SCHOOL GLASSES' in unbelievable quality
  • massive frame, monolithic, impossible to get, today
  • noble, timeless frame pattern: 130 width = S / M size
  • unworn (like all our rare vintage ZOLLITSCH frames)
  • NO RETRO EYEWEAR, but an app. 40 years old rarity!